Ways to Give

Montclair Public Library Foundation is committed to long-term relationships with our donors and handles donor information with care and confidentiality. We are dedicated to respecting the privacy rights of our donors and library supporters. Click here to read our donor privacy statement. 

Gifts of Cash
Using our online giving page or writing a check to the Montclair Public Library Foundation is a simple and direct way to contribute.

Send a check made payable to the Montclair Public Library Foundation to:

Montclair Public Library Foundation
50 South Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07042

Recurring Gifts

To make a recurring gift that will be charged to your credit card automatically each month, please visit our online giving page and select “Monthly” under Donation Frequency.

Matching Gifts

A company or foundation that matches gifts can often double or triple contributions to the Montclair Public Library Foundation. Contact your personnel office for details and/or look up your company here.

Donor Advised Funds

You may use your existing Donor Advised Fund to make contributions to the Montclair Public Library Foundation.

The Montclair Public Library Foundation’s Employer Identification Number (EIN) and Federal Tax Identification Number: 82-0558746

Login to you Fidelity Charitable Account

Login to your Schwab Charitable Account

Login to your BNY Mellon Account

Appreciated Securities

Gifts of securities such as stocks or other appreciated assets can be a great tax-efficient method for making a gift to the Montclair Public Library Foundation. In most instances, you can take a tax deduction for the full market value of the gift and avoid any capital gains tax.

If your stock is held with a broker, please notify the broker that you wish to make a gift of securities to the Montclair Public Library Foundation. Your broker will require written authorization from you before they can make the transfer. In the letter of authorization to your broker please include the name of the stock that you wish to transfer and the number of shares.

Wells Fargo Advisors
DTC #0141
Account #4409-0756
Montclair Public Library Foundation

Before a transfer is made, please ask your broker to alert Mary Packer, Executive Director, by phone: (973) 744-0500 x 2269 or email: mary@montclairplf.org

Wire Transfer

To wire transfer funds to the Montclair Public Library Foundation, contact Mary Packer, Executive Director, by phone: (973) 744-0500 x 2269 or email: mary@montclairplf.org

Pledges

You may prefer to spread out payments for up to five years, allowing you to contribute more than you believed possible and providing longer term support to your beloved library. A pledge and your pledge payment(s) may be done by contacting Mary Packer, Executive Director, by phone: (973) 744-0500 x 2269 or email: mary@montclairplf.org

Planned Gifts

Planned gifts are an excellent way to ensure a legacy for future generations of Montclair library users. With a little planning, you can include a gift to us within your overall estate or financial plans, which will help preserve our library and provide you with tax benefits in return. Learn more about planned giving by contacting Mary Packer, Executive Director, by phone: (973) 744-0500 x 2269 or email: mary@montclairplf.org